A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.34165955 West, latitude 35.10835648 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 11:50:45 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ok2019snwq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019snwq. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 17:50:45 / September 21, 2019 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Okmulgee, Muskogee, Henryetta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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